Count Viewsonic in for CES, this year bringing what they aim to be their first smartphone to enter the U.S. market, the Viewphone 3.
According to product manager Mike Holstein, Viewsonic is doing well enough in their tablet ventures to warrant a move into smartphone sales in the states. They’re not going bleeding edge here though, instead aiming squarely at the ‘value market.’
Specs on the Viewphone 3 read [Read More...]
A new role-playing game for Android is launching soon in a limited-release beta. Freeverse-developed DragonCraft is a fantasy RPG in which users go on a quest to build an army and realm. There are six character types who influence the outcome of battle, all of whom play an important role in this game that mixes strategy and combat.
DragonCraft is in beta but you [Read More...]
With LG having announced the Optimus LTE for the Korean market not long ago, and then having a variation the device arrive on Bell Mobility in Canada the question of whteher or not it would see any US carrier launches arose. While we won’t take a simple image as fact — clearly the idea of the Android 2.3 powered device making its way to AT&T has been bounced around and if [Read More...]
We have some good news for those of you who were not able to snatch up the HP TouchPad a few months back when the price of the discontinued tablet was slashed to $ 100 and $ 150. It turns out that Best Buy will be getting a new shipment of the defunct 32GB webOS tablet and will again be selling it for $ 150. But unlike before, Best Buy and [Read More...]
RadioShack announced today that it will carry Barnes & Noble’s Android-powered NOOK Touch, NOOK Color, and NOOK accessories in stores and online beginning Oct. 3. Prices will match those at Barnes & Noble, with the NOOK Simple Touch at $ 139 and the NOOK Color at $ 249. With new modifications daily and active developer support, the NOOK line has turned into an affordable option for those seeking a basic Android-powered tablet. You [Read More...]
Motorola has announced that the Milestone 3 will be available for customers in Brazil starting Aug. 29. As we’ve seen in the past, Motorola Milestone devices are copies of their Verizon counterparts, minus the America-centric CDMA radio and Verizon Droid branding. Like the Motorola Droid 3, the Milestone is no slouch when it comes to specifications:
Dual-core OMAP4 CPU at 1GHz 4-inch qHD display 8MP rear camera with LED flash and [Read More...]
Well lookie here, it’s the HTC Holiday, showing up a little less broken that the last time we saw it. The folks at Engadget got their hands on some pictures and the specs, and it certainly looks like another home run by HTC. Packing a 4.5 inch qHD display, 1.2GHz CPU (of the dual-core variety, natch) and a full Gigabyte of RAM, look for it to ship with Android 2.3.4 and [Read More...]